Cagliari in chaos with a defeat in the first home game this season. Atalanta silencing the Sant’Elia Stadium with midfielder Marcelo Estigarribia opening the score in the 4th minute after the assist by Drame. It’s an important away victory for Atalanta by conquering Cagliari to jump to the 6th position with 4 points.
Great debut by Atalanta forward Richmond Boakye in the starting lineup. Boakye scoring in the 67th minute defeating Cagliari goalkeeper Simone Colombi with a right footed shot in the bottom right corner with assist by midfielder Luca Cigarini. It’s the first goal as an Atalanta player and Boakye conquering his new fans.
Boakye forcing Cagliari goalkeeper Colombi to a super stretch, yet, unable to stop the ball.
Cagliari shortening the distance in the 85th minute after Referee Cervellera gives a penalty to Cagliari conceded by Atalanta defender Nicolo’ Cherubin after a foul on forward Victor Ibarbo. Taking the penalty spot is forward Andrea Cossu converting the penalty with a right footed shot in the bottom right corner.
Here is CAGLIARI official starting lineup by coach Zdenek Zeman:
Cagliari (4-3-3): Colombi; Balzano, Rossettini, Ceppitelli, Avelar; Crisetig, Conti, Ekdal; Farias, Sau, Cossu.
Here is ATALANTA official starting lineup by coach Stefano Colantuono:
Atalanta (4-4-2): Sportiello; Zappacosta, Benalouane, Biava, Dramé; Estigarribia, Cigarini, Carmona, D’Alessandro; Boakye, Denis.
Click the video to watch the highlights of the Serie A Week 2 game, Cagliari vs Atalanta on Sunday 14 September 2014 at the Sant’Elia Stadium in Cagliari, Italy.
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Serie A Standing BEFORE the game:
Cagliari, 7th position with 1 point and a neutral goal difference of “0″
Atalanta, 11th position with 1 point and a neutral goal difference of “0″
Disciplinary Situation: No suspended player for CAGLIARI:
No suspended players for ATALANTA
Cagliari – Atalanta
Sunday 14 September 2014
Assistants: COSTANZO – IORI
Fourth Official: MELI
ADD2: LA PENNA
Goals: 4′ Marcelo Estigarribia (A)
Official formations – lineups:
Cagliari (4-3-3): Colombi, Balzano, Rossettini, Ceppitelli, Avelar, Crisetig (60′ Dessena), Conti, Ekdal (52′ Joao Pedro), Farias (60′ Ibarbo), Sau, Cossu.
Subs not used: Cragno, Pisano, Murru, Capuano, Benedetti, Capello, Donsah, Caio Rangel, Longo.
Coach: Zdenek Zeman
ATALANTA: Sportiello, Zappacosta, Benalouane, Biava (68′ Cherubin), Dramè, Estigarribia, Cigarini, Carmona, D’Alessandro (49′ Raimondi), Boakye (75′ Baselli), Denis.
Subs not used: Avramov, Scaloni, Del Grosso, Migliaccio, Grassi, Molina, Gomez, Moralez, Bianchi.
Coach.: Stefano Colantuono.
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